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File #: 21-088    Version: 1
Type: Other Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 3/8/2021 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 5/21/2021 Final action: 5/21/2021
Title: Jury Instructions | Civil Jury Instructions (Release 39) (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20210521-21-088

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Jury Instructions | Civil Jury Instructions (Release 39) (Action Required)

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Summary

Summary

The Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions recommends revocation of two civil jury instructions and approval of new and revised civil jury instructions prepared by the committee. These changes bring the instructions up to date with developments in the law over the previous six months. On Judicial Council approval, the instructions will be published in the official supplement to the 2021 edition of the Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions (CACI).

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Recommendation

Recommendation

The Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions recommends that the Judicial Council, effective May 21, 2021, approve for publication under rules 2.1050 and 10.58 of the California Rules of Court the following civil jury instructions prepared by the committee:

1.                     Revocation of 2 instructions: CACI Nos. 2613 and 2630;

2.                     Addition of 5 new instructions and verdict forms: CACI Nos. 1305B, VF-1303B, 3055, 4329, 4562; and

3.                     Revisions to 25 instructions and verdict forms: CACI Nos. 440, 702, 1010, 1305A (renumbered from 1305), VF-1303A (renumbered from VF-1303), VF-2506A, VF-2506B, VF-2506C, VF-2507A, VF-2507B, VF-2507C, 2600, 2601, 2602, 2603, 2620, 2705, 3050, 3704, 3904A, 4302, 4303, 4308, 4560, and 4561